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Normal Midwifery Practice



October 2012 | 200 pages | Learning Matters
For new students the language and concepts of midwifery care can at first be daunting. This book helps students to understand the expectations of midwifery training in relation to normal midwifery practice. It covers the basics of midwifery care including professional practice, frameworks informing midwifery care, key concepts and philosophies of care, communication and care skills, antenatal care, normal labour and birth, postnatal care, neonatal care and breastfeeding, as well as a brief introduction to medicines management in normal midwifery care. The book is designed to work alongside first taught modules in midwifery, and underpin training in subsequent years.
 
Introduction
 
Introduction
 
Normal Midwifery Practice
 
Communication and Interpersonal Skills in Normal Midwifery Practice
 
The Initial Antenatal Appointment and Care
 
Ongoing Antenatal Care
 
Midwifery Care in Normal Labour
 
The Role of the Midwife in Post-Natal Care
 
Neonatal Care
 
Medicines Management in Normal Midwifery Practice
 
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Excellent book and important for all midwifery students

Angela Poat
Sch of Nursing, Midwifery and Health, Glasgow Caledonian University
June 26, 2013

Excellent text for the orientation of students into the world of Midwifery practice..

Miss Carol Reid
scho, Brighton University
June 5, 2013

This textbook is useful for some things but not really in enough detail in many areas.

Ms Alison Busby
Health , university of manchester
March 5, 2013

Very good book- has some really useful scenarios for teaching in

Mrs Helen Joyce
Nursing and Midwifery, York University
February 14, 2013

This is a good text for year 1 midwifery students. It covers the basics in an easy to follow and read format without overwhelming the first year student.

Mrs Julie Foster
Faculty of Health, University of Cumbria
January 14, 2013

this book has all the key elements for practice especially third stage of labour, normal birth etc. this book also has a good section on medicines management which is key in the current complexity. Students and new mentors can occasionally find this complex

Dr Ellen Kitson-reynolds
Faculty of health sciences, Southampton University
December 2, 2012

A user friendly text with numerous examples sign posting students with regard to their clinical and professional development. Clear links with expectations of pre-registration standards throughout. This is a really useful book.

Miss Charlotte Kenyon
Health and Wellbeing, Sheffield Hallam University
November 26, 2012

This is a great book for midwives at the beginning of their training and portable too unlike some of the traditional midwifery texts

Mrs Amy Stubbs
Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences, Surrey University
November 15, 2012

This is a very well designed text book. It is logical in approach and supports the learing of the student by providing guidance and activities of learning, I did like the inclusion of web sites and also the inclusion of some answers is helpful for the learning process.
I do like the bite size content, which encourages further exploration of the subject matter by the studnts, and the use of diagrams and tables supports all learning styles

Ms Joanne O'Donnell
School of Nursing, Midwifery and Social Work, University of Manchester
November 14, 2012
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